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take (something) too far
To do something, often some form of misbehavior, to an excessive degree. Well, your little brother is crying now because you took your teasing too far.
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carry/take something too, etc. ˈfarcontinue doing something beyond reasonable limits: Of course we should show him respect, but I think expecting us to stand up whenever he walks into the room is taking things a bit far.
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